Xiaomi is rolling out a stable Android Pie update with May 2019 Android security patches and new features to the Redmi 6 Pro and Redmi Note 5 Pro. The update brings improved multitasking management, redesigned notification panel, natural sound, full-screen gestures, all-new UI for Full-Screen devices and updated system apps.
Shortly after rolling out a similar update to the Redmi Note 5, Xiaomi is now seeding a stable update that packs in Android 9 Pie for the first time on the Redmi 6 Pro and Redmi Note 5 Pro. Both devices were enrolled on to the Android Pie beta sign-up earlier this year in January, soon after which Xiaomi pushed an Android 9.0 Pie based MIUI 10 Global Beta update on the Redmi 6 Pro, then to the Redmi Note 5 Pro.
Xiaomi is rolling out a stable Android Pie update to the Redmi 6 Pro which shifts the build number of the device to MIUI 10.3.2.0.PDMMIXM and adds May 2019 Android security patches. The update weighs in at 1.6 GB and users additionally get a Face Unlock support when locking apps and the ability to stay on the lock screen after face unlock. In addition to feature from Pie, users will also be able to restrict access to the notification shade from the lock screen.
For the Redmi Note 5 Pro, the latest update also weighs in at 1.6GB and shifts the software version to MIUI 10.3.1.0.PEIMIXM and security levels to May 2019 Android security. Besides features from Pie, the update rolls our a new charging animation and a system-wide dark mode to the Redmi Note 5 Pro. Android 9 Pie will be the second major Android update being rolled out to the Redmi Note 5 Pro which came running Android 7.1.2 Nougat when it was launched.
The update brings new features on both devices like improved multitasking management, redesigned notification panel, natural sound system, new volume sliders, full-screen gestures, all-new UI customised for Full-Screen devices and updated system apps.
Both updates will be rolling out in phases and in case you want to manually check for the update, head over to Settings > About Phone > System Update and tap on “Check for updates” at the bottom of the screen.
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